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Workers load a bundle of sugarcane onto a truck while harvesting the crop in the Jalana district of Maharashtra, India (File photo) | Bloomberg

India’s ethanol production can’t ride on surplus sugar and rice. Modi govt needs a way out

Any major diversion of corn usage towards ethanol production would severely impact India's poultry sector. Modi govt's target of E20 by 2025 needs 2G biofuels.
Workers load a bundle of sugarcane onto a truck while harvesting the crop in the Jalana district of Maharashtra, India (File photo) | Bloomberg

Cabinet approves ethanol price hike by up to Rs 1.47 per litre for blending in petrol

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs raised the price of ethanol extracted from sugarcane juice to Rs 63.45 per litre from the current Rs 62.65 per litre.

Why farmers from Lakhimpur Kheri are unable to sell produce to govt at fair prices

Paddy, wheat farmers from Lakhimpur Kheri noted they are often forced to sell their produce to commission agents as government officials cite various excuses to avoid buying their produce.
File photo of Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait | ANI photo

UP govt’s hike in sugarcane prices inadequate, ‘big joke’ on farmers, Rakesh Tikait says

The BKU chief remarks come in the wake of Yogi Adityanath announcing a Rs 25 per quintal hike in the purchase prices of sugarcane in UP, taking it to Rs 350 per quintal.
Representational image of sugarcane farming | Photo: Pixabay

Flat prices, late payments, rising costs — why western UP’s sugarcane farmers are in crisis

UP is home to 35 lakh sugarcane farming families, and the agrarian crisis is set to play a key role in next year’s state assembly elections.
Sugarcane farmers in the western UP region of Baghpat | Representational image | Photo: Shanker Arnimesh | ThePrint

Modi govt hikes sugarcane price, eyes benefits in UP & Punjab elections

Union Cabinet has approved the highest-ever FRP for sugarcane farmers at Rs 290/quintal, a hike of Rs 5 from last year. New rates will come into effect from October.
Sugarcane farmers in Maharashtra

Polls next year, BJP is worried as anger grows among sugarcane farmers in western UP

A BJP MP delegation held a meeting with CM Yogi Adityanath amid fears that the static SAP in the state is leading to resentment among sugarcane farmers.
Representational image of women planting paddy in a field in Odisha | Photo: ANI

India set for record foodgrain production, nearly 9% higher than last 5 years’ average

Sugarcane production is set to surge by 7.3% to 397.66 MT, while foodgrains, oilseeds and other crops will likely hit record levels too.
Farmers attending Shamli kisan panchayat called by RLD

Not just farm laws — sugarcane price & delayed payments also causing anger in western UP

Anger over the sugarcane situation is resonating across the crop belt in western UP even as the farmers’ agitation around Delhi is fast spreading to this Jat dominated region.
Sugarcane (representative image) | pxhere

Hungry cows reduced sugar output in Maharashtra by half compared to last year

Farmers in Maharashtra are selling cane in the cattle-feed market for as much as Rs 3,500 a ton compared with a govt-set price of about Rs 2,750.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.